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Take Back the Land NW Tour


So I'm booking (through my nascent booking co Bad Sista Booking!) Max Rameau of Take Back the Land for a Northwest Tour. If you're out in the NW, hope to see you. And if you are or not, help spread the word!

Max Rameau
Takes Back the Land! Tour
Miami housing takeovers and defenses
Presentation and book signing


Portland State University
Friday, Nov. 13, 2009
6-8pm

With performances by
Mic Crenshaw
Walidah Imarisha of Good Sista/Bad Sista

FREE
All ages
Wheelchair accessible

Portland State University
Smith Memorial Union
1825 SW Broad way
Rm. 296 (second floor)
Portland, OR

Because housing is a right not a privilege!

Sponsored by PSU’s Black Studies, PSU’s Sociology Department, KBOO Radio, Th ePortland Housing Center

Max Rameau is the founder of the Miami-based organization Take Back the Land. In 2006, the organization seized control of a vacant and built a shantytown called Umoja Village. In 2007, when Miami had (and still has) the second highest foreclosure rate in the country, Max and Take Back the Land began a campaign of taking over bank-owned foreclosed homes and moving homeless families into them. Take Back the Land and Max Rameau have been featured in countless stories including the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Mother Jones Magazine, CNN, Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, Fox News and PBS' NOW program. And in Michael Moore’s newest film Capitalism: A Love Story. Take Back the Land specifically addresses issues of housing, race, land and self-determination

Other Presentations:

Portland Community College- Cascade
Thursday, Nov. 12
12 -1:30 pm
Moriarty Arts/Humanities Bldg, Rm. 104
705 N Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR

Oregon State University
Thursday, Nov. 12
7 pm
Location TBA
Corvallis, OR

Clark College
Friday, Nov. 13
11am to 1pm
Gaiser Student Center
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA

Portland State University
Friday, Nov. 13
SEE ABOVE

Portland Community College – Sylvania
Monday, Nov 16
1-3 pm
College Center, Cedar Room
12000 SW 49th Ave.
Portland, OR

University of Washington
Monday, Nov. 16
Location and Time TBA
Seattle, WA

Portland Community College – Rock Creek
Tuesday, Nov. 17
12-1-30 pm
Building 3, Rm 114
17705 NW Springville Rd.
Portland, OR

University of Oregon
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Time and Location TBA
Eugene, OR

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